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Car Maintenance That Can Make You Money

how to maintain your car We all know that regular car maintenance will keep your car running well, but it also keeps your car’s resale value high, which means more money for you when it comes time to sell. Still, the debate exists on what the right maintenance schedule is. If you’re not sure about how often you should change your oil, rotate your tires and wash your car, read on. Regular maintenance inside and out is going to make a difference when ... continue reading»

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10 Best SUV Lease Deals this August

2015 Honda CR-V Exterior Action Small SUVs have been exploding in popularity thanks to their high seating position, cargo versatility and car-like handling, according to news publications such as Bloomberg and The Atlantic. We've compiled a list of the best SUV lease deals on the market. All of these great SUV leases are under $230 per month. Most of the vehicles on this list perform well in our rankings of compact SUVs and subcompact SUVs, including the highly ranked 2015 Honda CR-V. Check out ... continue reading»

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Buying a Car with Bad Credit: What to Expect and What to Avoid

car loan application Even as July numbers show the auto industry is on track for near-record sales volume of 17.5 million vehicles this year, according to Kelley Blue Book, the fact of the matter is that fewer people than ever before are actually buying new cars, SUVs and trucks—at least when it comes to outright purchases where financing isn't involved.  According to the most recent Experian “State of the Finance Market” report, the proportion of customers who financed new vehicles ... continue reading»

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Hatchbacks with the Most Cargo Space

2015 Kia Soul Hatchbacks offer the maneuverability and fuel economy of a small sedan while providing considerably more cargo space. In the large pool of hatchbacks on the market, some stand out from the rest in terms of usable space, so if having room for a lot of your stuff is a priority, consider one of the following exceptionally spacious hatchbacks. The 2015 Kia Soul’s boxy shape means it can pack in 61.3 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seats ... continue reading»

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Understanding J.D. Power Reliability Ratings for Car Buying

broken down car Regardless of warranty, new and used car buyers want their vehicles to be dependable. That’s why reliability ratings from J.D. Power and Associates are an important tool in determining which vehicle to purchase. What do the ratings mean, though? There are different ratings by J.D. Power that could be confusing to buyers. Before explaining the ratings, it helps to understand what J.D. Power does. According to its website, “J.D. Power has been capturing and analyzing ... continue reading»

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